Charles Darwin 's Theory Of Evolution

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Evolution: Inceptions and Implications with Charles Darwin and Joseph Schumpeter
Okema Johnson
Coppin State University
IDST 499-401
Dr. Ray
September 25, 2015

Charles Darwin is best known for his work on the theory of Evolution by means of Natural Selection. His theory paved the way for humanity to understand where different species came about and how they are able to survive in their environments. When initially developed, his theory did erupt a few controversial debates because he suggested that humans and animals shared a common ancestor. It also created a problem in the Christian community because his theory went against the belief of a greater being. Joseph Schumpeter is well known in the area of economics. He ingeniously coined the term creative destruction which he used in his argument about Capitalism and its effects on society and the economy (Vesterman, 2008). This paper will discuss Charles Darwin “Natural Selection” from On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, and Joseph Schumpeter “The process of Creative Destruction from Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy”. Charles Darwin came from a background that consisted of scientifically influential individuals. His father was a doctor and his grandfather was a botanist; both men have managed to make an influential mark in society. Charles Darwin’s father had hopes of him becoming a doctor but the mere sight of blood made him sick. After giving up on becoming a doctor, he went on…
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